44   Mitchell Clegg
Mitchell Clegg


Woburn, Mass.

High School:
Arlington Catholic

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225




2008 Mitchell Clegg Photo Gallery

2008 Mitchell Clegg Photo Gallery

Selected by the Washington Nationals in the 2009 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft with the first pick of the 21st round (622nd overall)

2008 Photo Gallery

ABCA All-Northeast Region Second Team (2009)
All-New England Second Team (2009)
A-10 Pitcher of the Week (4/20/2009)
A-10 Pitcher of the Week (5/4/2009)
ECAC Pitcher of the Week (4/20/2009)


-- SEASON --
Games Started: T-3rd (13 in 2009)
Innings Pitched: T-4th (91.0 in 2009)
Winning Percentage (Minimum 6 Decisions): T-7th (.875, 7-1 in 2009)

AS A SENIOR IN 2009: Game-By-Game Statistics
Was named to the ABCA All-Northeast Region and All-New England second teams ... Finished with a squad-best 7-1 record ... Also led the Minutemen in innings pitched (91) and strikeouts (81) while posting a 4.15 ERA ... Pitched 7.2 innings, giving up only three runs and striking out seven to record a win against Fordham in the opening round of the A-10 Tournament (5/20) ... Improved to 6-1 on the season with a win against Duquesne (5/15), allowing just two earned runs in seven innings with five strikeouts ... Pitched seven innings against Rhode Island (5/8) ... Threw 8.0 innings and combined with teammate Bryan Leigh to post the team's second shutout of the season, a two-hitter against Saint Bonaventure (5/1), and struck out a career-high 12 batters ... Moved his record to 5-1 on the year with the 6-0 win over the Bonnies and was honored as the Atlantic 10 Co-Pitcher of the Week the following Monday ... Earned a win at La Salle (4/24), tossing 6.1 innings with four strikeouts ... Pitched a complete-game shutout against Saint Joseph's (4/17), scattering six hits over nine innings and striking out seven batters to pick up the win in head coach Mike Stone's 600th career victory. Named Atlantic 10 Co-Pitcher of the Week following that performance ... Worked 8.2 innings at Saint Louis (4/11) and fanned nine batters on the way to his second win over the season ... Took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against Fordham (3/28) and allowed just one hit in 6.0 innings on the mound ... Had eight strikeouts in 5.1 innings on the mound at Richmond (3/21) ... Fanned six batters in 6.1 innings at Navy (3/14) ... Pitched seven innings and struck out nine batters in a 9-8 win over Arizona (3/7) and earned his first victory of the season.p>

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 12 games, 11 of them starts ... Finished with a 4-5 record with a 4.56 ERA in 71 innings pitched and 42 strikeouts ... Led the team in innings pitched, starts, and strikeouts ... Tied for team lead in ERA ... Struck out six batters in 6 1/3 innings of work vs. Fordham (5/16) ... Went seven innings, allowing two runs on eight hits with two strikeouts and no walks to earn the victory at Rhode Island (5/10) ... Recorded third win of the season by pitching seven innings giving up only one run on six hits in the second game of a weekend series against Dayton (5/3) ... Pitched eight innings only allowing three earned runs on six hits and picking up his second win of the season in the last game of a weekend series at Saint Joseph's (4/27) ... Made his first relief appearance of the season, pitching one scoreless inning against Central Connecticut (4/20) ... Captured first career win in a UMass uniform by Pitching eight innings allowing seven hits and only one earned run against Xavier (3/29) ... Pitched a season high seven innings at Duquesne (3/21). Gave up five hits on the day with two earned runs. Struck out a season high ten batters ... Received first collegiate win in game one against Army (3/16). Pitched 5.1 innings giving up only three hits and did not allow any runs ... Pitched five innings against Arizona State (3/7).

BEFORE UMASS: Two-year letterwinner for the Cougars under Coach Ed Coughlin ... As a senior, posted a 4-6 record, 2.63 ERA, and 75 strikeouts ... As a junior, went 5-1 with a 2.50 ERA ... League all-star in 2004 and 2005 ... Pitched for two summers in the NECBL for the Pittsfield Dukes ... Before transfering to UMass, played for two seasons for the University of Maine where he made 22 apperances and posted a 2-2 record.

PERSONAL: Born December 22, 1986 in Winchester, Mass. ... Son of John and Maria Clegg ... Has four siblings, Kim, Bob, John, and Steph ... Majoring in Economics.

Career Highs

Innings pitched: 9 vs. Saint Joseph's (4/17/09)
Strikeouts: 12 vs. St. Bonaventure (5/1/09)

Mitchell Clegg's Career Statistics at UMass

2008 4.56 4-5 0 12 11 1 0/1 71.0 71 38 36 29 42 .265
2009 4.15 7-1 0 13 13 1 1/1 91.0 87 46 42 35 81 .251
Totals 4.33 11-6 0 25 24 2 1/2 162.0 158 84 78 64 123 .257
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